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adj. hill·i·er, hill·i·est
1. Having many hills.
2. Similar to a hill; steep.

hill′i·ness n.


(ˈhɪl i)

adj. hill•i•er, hill•i•est.
1. full of hills; having many hills.
2. resembling a hill; elevated; steep.
hill′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hilly - having hills and crags; "hilly terrain"
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"


adjective mountainous, rolling, steep, undulating The areas are hilly and densely wooded.
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[ˈhɪlɪ] ADJ (hillier (compar) (hilliest (superl))) [terrain] → montañoso, accidentado; [road] → con fuertes pendientes


[ˈhɪli] adj [region, area] → vallonné(e); [ground] → vallonné(e)
a 40-km march across boggy, hilly ground → une marche de 40 km sur terrain bourbeux et vallonné


adj (+er)hüg(e)lig; (higher) → bergig


[ˈhɪlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → collinoso/a, montagnoso/a
this road is very hilly → questa strada è un continuo saliscendi


1. noun a piece of high land, smaller than a mountain. We went for a walk in the hills yesterday.
2. a slope on a road. This car has difficulty going up steep hills.
ˈhillock (-lək) noun
a small hill.
ˈhilly adjective
having many hills. hilly country.
ˈhillside noun
the side or slope of a hill. The hillside was covered with new housing.
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As they advanced the ground became rougher and hillier, for there were no farms nor houses in this country of the West, and the ground was untilled.
The further shore of the sea revealed a much narrower strip of land between the cliffs and the water than upon the western side; but it was a hillier and more open country.
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Mr Hillier grabbed his clothes and fled while Ferguson stamped on his mobile phone, which was left behind in the chaos.
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Colonel Hillier spent 37 years in the Royal Australian Survey Corps (RASvy), including a period as chief instructor at the Army School of Military Survey at Bonegilla and rose to be Colonel Commandant of the Corps.